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Went for the Chinese new year banquet and matching wines. Great selection and food was fantastic. Nice atmosphere and staff were great. Well worth a visit with a group of friends.
Great ambience and lovely staff, but for the price the food was simply average with maybe one standout (the raw tuna in orange oil). Was disappointed with the food for the CNY banquet - really should of ordered al la carte!
The food was amazing in taste and presentation but be aware that it is spicy. We had the Chinese New Year banquet - come hungry as you will not be able to finish it. The atmosphere was intimate and staff very attentive. Will be back to sample more of the other fiery dishes on offer. They lived up to the name of being the Spice Temple!
The staff were all very friendly and helpful, and the food was really good too. Particularly enjoyed the Wagyu Brisket, but a very nice meal all around!
Food was great as usual. Wait staff were hard to find much of the time, and table was too small for 4 diners, especially given serving dishes were oversized.
Our 2nd time at the Spice Temple, we went for the banquet menu. Tons of food. All delicious. We were taken care of in all aspects of the meal and service. Delightful! Highly recommended.
Beautiful food overall, but some are way too fusion and lost the basic taste like the kunpow chicken. Some staff are nice, but the whole place is way too dark and only one female toilet cubicle. Will go back.
We had the Dynasty Banquet, it was great, especially the pippies. Plenty of food.
Been here before several times but this time I felt things weren't as good. We booked and it wasn't busy but we got pushed along to order. Our entree arrived well before our cocktails. One member was coeliac and didn't get sick so would highly recommend on that front. Had to avoid chocolates with the bill because not advised about that. Overall would return for the food but not the most relaxing dinner I've had
The pork hock was too salty and not as tender as I'd expect for this style (the skin was delicious though). The stir fried prawn with "salted duck egg" did not have the expected salted egg texture, or taste. The table next to us had a finished plate sitting for 30 mins before it was taken away. An attempt at Chinese food that landed close but not quite on target; nor was there enough of a twist to make it seem intentional. Loved the final petit four, interestingly the only intentionally western item we had that night.
Love Spice Temple. This was our 4th year visiting while in Sydney. Nick welcomed us with “it must be that time of year? which was amazing. How nice. Food is always great. Quality of food is top notch. Service is attentive. Atmosphere is cozy and inviting. Highly recommend one make reservation. This place even books up on Sunday evenings. Can’t wait to return.
Delicious food, great service, enjoyable atmosphere.
Loved the venue and atmosphere. The food was plentiful and tasty. Only the waiter had a bit of an attitude and could have been more relaxed/cheerful. Will be back for more!
Excellent food, always love the ribs
Delicious food and the best service
Through the intriguingly hard-to-find entrance to the understated lighting and dusky fit-out, Spice Temple draws you in with promise of something mysterious and then delivers. Gently. Our highlights ... chicken and black fungus, XO sauce pippies, and stir fried spanner crab with mung bean noodles and garlic chives. And then the Chinese calendar zodiac sign inspired cocktails ... we tried, and enjoyed, Rat, Horse, Monkey and Rooster!
A great restaurant - a little dark inside and mysterious and unassuming from the outside but the service and quality of food was very good. I would recommend
The best Chinese restaurant I’ve been to in Sydney. Food and drinks are all delicious, would highly recommend.
Good food & pleasant atmosphere
So many gluten free options! All surprised delicious. Very flavoursome. The chili prawns were extremely spicy but delicious if you live chilli. The beef was and inf. Great service and atmosphere
Monday – Wednesday: 12 – 3pm, 6 – 10:30pm
Thursday – Friday: 12 – 3pm, 6 – 11pm
Saturday: 5.30 – 11pm
Sunday: 6 – 10pm
10 Bligh St, 2000, Sydney, Australia
Located in the basement below Rockpool Bar and Grill, the door is accessed via Bligh Street and has an animated screen on the front.
Spice Temple is a modern Chinese restaurant with a culinary focus on China’s lesser known regions. Our menus are designed to be shared and enjoyed banquet style in our intimate and seductive surrounds.
Driven by our philosophy of incorporating world-class service with a deep respect for the highest quality produce Spice Temple offers modern Chinese food as it’s rarely been seen before in Australia.
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